The editor of a local newspaper in the town of Moatize, Tete province, is in…
The interim leader of Renamo today threatened to send armed men to frustrate a plot he claims is being hatched by the ruling party and the country’s defence and security forces to rig next Wednesday’s municipal elections.
The Mozambican police’s criminal investigation unit (SERNIC) has accused at least 10 senior members of…
An Argentine general who led the UN mission to monitor the disarmament of Colombian rebel group FARC has been enlisted to oversee the demilitarisation, disarmament, and reintegration (DDR) of Renamo’s residual armed forces in Mozambique, Zitamar News can reveal.
Next month sees the first time that MDM and Renamo have faced off in municipal elections, so the dynamics of having two significant opposition parties remain to be seen. That said, early indications are that Frelimo will benefit from the split opposition. [...]
Mozambique’s Constitutional Council (CC) today upheld a decision by the National Election Commission (CNE) to exclude the organisation headed by the son of Mozambique’s first President from the Maputo municipal election next month.
Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi visited his Swiss counterpart in the Swiss capital of Bern on Thursday, in an unannounced diversion from an official two-day visit to the Vatican City. Nyusi updated President [...]
Renamo’s lead candidate for next month’s municipal election in the City of Maputo told Zitamar News today he is planning another appeal after the Constitutional Council (CC) [...]
The leader of Mozambique’s main opposition party, Renamo, said the ruling party is using Mozambique’s police force, the PRM, to prevent Renamo candidates contesting municipal elections in six weeks’ time. These actions are undermining the ongoing peace [...]
Renamo’s temporary leader, Ossufo Momade, has warned that the exclusion of his party’s mayoral candidate from the Maputo municipal election could damage the peace negotiations between him and President Filipe Nyusi. The [...]